Wednesday, February 1 2017 11:59
Naira Badalian

International competition for consultancy services in the sector of Armenian Water Committee property management is close to the end.

International competition for consultancy services in the sector of  Armenian Water Committee property management is close to the end.

ArmInfo. The final stage of the bidding  procedure on  property management sector consulting services operator   started  at the State Committee on  Water Resources under the  Ministry of Energy  Infrastructures and Natural  Resources. The  tender procedure is being  held within the framework of German KfW  bank grant project. 

According to the information of the Water Resources State Committee  press office, the technical reference for  bidders is developed  by  independent experts within the funding of KfW.  11 bids were received  at the first stage and were reviewed both by independent experts and  the Bank experts. In the result of preliminary  review  5  bids were   short listed, and 4 companies entered the second stage, because the  fifth  announced  a participation rejection. An evaluation commission  was formed under the chairmanship of Arsen Harutyunyan, the Head of  Water Resources State Committee , to review and evaluate the bids  submitted. The results of the tender are expected to be announced    in two week term.  As it was reported earlier, at the State Committee  on Water  Resources under the Ministry of Energy Infrastructures and  Natural  Resources of Armenia a platform will be set for investments  analysis  approach strategy development. 

 ArmInfo was informed at the press office of the State Committee on   Water Resources, following the Chairman of the Committee Arsen   Harutyunyan, the water supply network enters another stage of  development, which is quite different I its quality. Strategies on   potable water and irrigation networks were developed and implemented.   During recent 10-12 years only in the aspect of potable water supply   network an amount at over $230 mln, the irrigation network was funded   more. Due to investments implemented , the State Committee on Water   Resources became one  of the largest administrators of state   property. At that, according to Harutyunyan, the feasible and   consequent  management of the property is a serious task for state   entities. 

At the same time, according to the Committee Chairman, while in the   aspect of potable water a great work is done, the irrigation network   still waits for works to be done from zero. The upcoming development   of this sector is  preconditioned by the Public-Private Partnership.   " Upon the completion of this project we expect to have a strategy on   property management, the necessary software, property management   state system and development projects. Hence, regardless of who will   reach the final line, our expectations of the project implementation   are pretty great,"Harutyunyan stated.


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